Christmas present from Ron Thorn

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  1. jimmybcool

    jimmybcool Supporting Member

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    Oh yeah baby. I sat home waiting for Fedex for hours by the front door. And it arrived AOK. Ron is da man man. I'm sure he will post better shots of it but here is one of it in my house.

    Thanks Ron.

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  2. move

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    Are his pickups modern sounding?
     
  3. football

    football Silver Supporting Member

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    Love the idea of that bridge pickup angle. How's that sucker sound?
     
  4. jimmybcool

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    Not sure what modern sounding means. And I don't think he makes the pickups so you can order whatever you like.

    This one is nice.

    The bridge pickup sounds a lot like a tele. Lotta twang.

    Middle pickup is sorta like a traditional strat middle position with a little more chime.

    Neck is heaven :banana More presence than a normal strat neck but still clean and pure.

    I'm loving it.
     
  5. dougk

    dougk Silver Supporting Member

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    Someone needs to PS Ron as Santa Clause... whats that 3 new Thorn threads today?
     
  6. jimmybcool

    jimmybcool Supporting Member

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    Three? Were they all elementals? I guess Ron and his merry elves have been busy under the bridge :rockin
     
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    Beautiful axe. Lucky you! :)
     
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    cool. I saw pics of the body before it was built. Nice to see the whole thing. But, it doesn't help me wait. :( Mine is mere days away. :)
     
  10. jimmybcool

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    Thanks. If your is days away probably next week. Coool. I have one more on order (an Artisan) and my GAS will be over - I hope.

    Now I've got AAS (amp yada yada). I need a shrink. :wave
     
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    Sweet - another Elemental Christmas! Love the way that one turned out. :aok:aok
     
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    Really not feeling that finish but apart from that, love the pickup combination. I'm sure it's very versatile.
     
  13. Pa'ani

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    Congratulations on your killer Thorn... Very nice!
     
  14. treeofpain

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    Very cool. Enjoy it!
     
  15. jimmybcool

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    I can dig why some might not go fro the paint job. I love it but it is different. She plays like a dream. Time to go play. :love:
     
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    A-Bone Montonero, MOY, Multitudes Gold Supporting Member

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    Looks very cool! Congrats!
     
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    I love that Magma/Lava! I hope Ron took some pics.
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    Very cool. Would love to see some pics that are in focus. ;)
     
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    Sorry for the delay Jimmy, here you go...

    Magma!:
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